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Dr Arthur Steinmann

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Fleet Hamburg LLP


Position: Partner
Specialties: - charterparties and bill of lading contracts - marine insurance - shipbuilding - S&P - financing - international trade law - energy and offshore - transport and logistics - maritime arbitration - arrests


After the first state exam he worked at the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and Public International Law in Heidelberg. After completing his second state exam in Hamburg he joined the department for International Trade and Environment at the University of Goettingen, where he submitted a doctoral thesis on a WTO-related topic. Arthur is a founding member of Fleet Hamburg after having practiced with the transport group at Taylor Wessing in Hamburg since 2006. He lectures on International Economic Law at the Dresden International University (DIU)


He speakes German and English.


Arthur is member of the German Association for International Maritime Law (DVIS), the German Association for Transport Law (DGTR)  as well as the German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA).


Studies: Arthur studied law at Heidelberg and Leeds. Qualifications: He is admitted as a Rechtsanwalt and is a Bar-certified specialist lawyer for transport and logistics law.
Representing shipping and commercial clients in the German courts and arbitration proceedings as well as mediations, Arthur is specialized in maritime and general transport and logistics law as well as international trade and commercial matters. Arthur represents his clients both in commercial negotiations as well as in German law disputes. His clients include shipowners, charterers, operators and their respective insurers, in particular P&I clubs. In his practice Arthur also advises suppliers and producers of wind energy components in the offshore sector as well as clients in connection with ship sale and purchase and financing contracts. Finally, Arthur also assists clients in the defense of liability for statements made in a prospectus (KG funds).

Germany: Transport

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